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Materials Science - Nov 13, 2019
Materials Science
In autumn 2017, the archaeological service of the Canton of Berne was amazed when two private individuals delivered a crusted lump of metal. The bronze hand of Prêles, decorated with a ribbon of gold, turned out to be the oldest bronze sculpture of a human body part in Central Europe. But where did the metals of the sensational find come from? Empa researchers were involved in the investigation.
Physics - Oct 14, 2019
Physics

A team of Empa acoustic researchers has built macroscopic crystal structures that use internal rotation to attenuate the propagation of waves.

Environment - Jul 24, 2019
Environment

In contrast to pre-industrial climate fluctuations, current, anthropogenic climate change is occurring across the whole world at the same time.

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